Seymour Powell has created the facia and interface for Compact, a self-serve coffee machine from Coffee Nation aimed at grocery, convenience and forecourt stores. According to SP senior designer Matthew Tidnam, the biggest challenge was designing a left-to-right consumer interface within a small product architecture featuring a central dispenser. The machine will launch later this month at the 2008 Convenience Retail Show in Birmingham.
We speak with Christina Koehn about how a team of 2000 designers works effectively and the challenges of designing ubiquitous, mass market products for a wide range of users.
The VMLY&R design team talks us through the tournament identity and its “typeface without borders”, which was crafted with inclusivity in mind.
We take a tour with Ralph Applebaum Associates, which designed the Second World War Gallery and Casson Mann which has designed the Holocaust Gallery.
The solar-powered pods can travel by raised or on-road tracks, carry 16 passengers at once and can be booked via an Uber-style app.